BERNADETTE PETERS (Rebecca Gromberg) won the 1999 Outer Critics, Drama Desk and Tony awards for Best Actress for her portrayal of Annie Oakley in the revival of "Annie Get Your Gun." She garnered the 1989 Tony, Drama Desk and Drama League awards for her performance in Andrew Lloyd Webberís "Song and Dance." She also earned Tony nominations for her work in Stephen Sondheimís "Sunday in the Park with George," Neil Simonís "The Goodbye Girl," Jerry Hermanís "Mack and Mabel," and Leonard Bernsteinís "On the Town." Peters also earned a Drama Desk nomination for her portrayal of the Witch in Sondheimís "Into the Woods." Other theatre credits include "George M!" (Theatre World Citation), "Dames at Sea" (Drama Desk Award), and "Sally and Marsha" at MTC.
In June 2002, Peters made her Radio City Music Hall solo debut in a concert entitled "Bernadette Peters Loves Rodgers & Hammerstein." Other concert performances include her solo debut at Carnegie Hall benefiting the Gay Menís Health Crisis Ė a performance she repeated in London at Royal Festival Hall which was taped for PBS.
Her TV credits include Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh, the star-studded Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall, and Terrence McNallyís The Last Mile, all for PBSís highly acclaimed Great Performances series. She has also starred in numerous TV movies such as Fall From Grace, The Odyssey, Cinderella, What the Deaf Man Heard, and Bobbieís Girl (Daytime Emmy Nomination). She also earned an Emmy nomination for her guest appearance on Ally McBeal. Film credits include Pennies From Heaven (Golden Globe Award), Silent Movie, The Jerk, Annie, Impromptu, Alice, and Let It Snow.
In addition to numerous original Broadway cast recordings, Peters has recorded five solo albums, including "Bernadette Peters Loves Rodgers & Hammerstein," "Sondheim, Etc: Bernadette Peters Live at Carnegie Hall" and "Iíll Be Your Baby Tonight," all Grammy nominated. Peters serves on the Board of Directors for Manhattan Theater Club and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.